Effectiveness of Minocycline and Rifampin vs Chlorhexidine and Silver Sulfadiazine-Impregnated Central Venous Catheters in Preventing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection in a High-Volume Academic Intensive Care Unit: A Before and after Trial.

Bonne S, Mazuski JE, Sona C, Schallom M, Boyle W, Buchman TG, Bochicchio GV, Coopersmith CM, Schuerer DJ (2015) Effectiveness of Minocycline and Rifampin vs Chlorhexidine and Silver Sulfadiazine-Impregnated Central Venous Catheters in Preventing Central Line-Associated Bloodstream Infection in a High-Volume Academic Intensive Care Unit: A Before and after Trial. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 221(3):739-47.

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Diagnostic utility of plasma procalcitonin for nosocomial pneumonia in the intensive care unit setting.

Dallas J., Brown S.M., Hock K., Scott M.G., Skrupky L.P., Boyle W.A., Kollef M.H. (2011) Diagnostic utility of plasma procalcitonin for nosocomial pneumonia in the intensive care unit setting. Respiratory care, 56(4):412-9.

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Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis in a mixed surgical and medical ICU population.

Dallas J., Skrupky L., Abebe N., Boyle III W.A., Kollef M.H. (2011) Ventilator-associated tracheobronchitis in a mixed surgical and medical ICU population. Chest, 139(3):513-8.

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Corticosteroids and the original vasopressin and septic shock trial subgroups.

Southard R.E., Boyle W.A. (2010) Corticosteroids and the original vasopressin and septic shock trial subgroups. Critical care medicine, 38(1):338; authore reply 338-9.

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Implementation of a mandatory checklist of protocols and objectives improves compliance with a wide range of evidence-based intensive care unit practices.

Byrnes M.C., Schuerer D.J.E., Schallom M.E., Sona C.S., Mazuski J.E., Taylor B.E., McKenzie W., Thomas J.M., Emerson J.S., Nemeth J.L., Bailey R.A., Boyle W.A., Buchman T.G., Coopersmith C.M. (2009) Implementation of a mandatory checklist of protocols and objectives improves compliance with a wide range of evidence-based intensive care unit practices. Critical care medicine, 37(10):2775-81.

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The impact of a simple, low-cost oral care protocol on ventilator-associated pneumonia rates in a surgical intensive care unit.

Sona C.S., Zack J.E., Schallom M.E., McSweeney M., McMullen K., Thomas J., Coopersmith C.M., Boyle W.A., Buchman T.G., Mazuski J.E., Schuerer D.J.E. (2009) The impact of a simple, low-cost oral care protocol on ventilator-associated pneumonia rates in a surgical intensive care unit. Journal of intensive care medicine, 24(1):54-62.

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Vasopressin in septic shock.

Landry D.W., Oliver J.A. (2008) Vasopressin in septic shock. The New England journal of medicine, 358(25):2736; author reply 2737-8.

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Tracheostomy protocol: experience with development and potential utility.

Tracheostomy protocol: experience with development and potential utility. Critical care medicine, 36(6):1742-8.

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Can variation in risk of nest predation explain altitudinal migration in tropical birds?

Boyle W.A. (2008) Can variation in risk of nest predation explain altitudinal migration in tropical birds? Oecologia, 155(2):397-403.

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Effect of chlorhexidine/silver sulfadiazine-impregnated central venous catheters in an intensive care unit with a low blood stream infection rate after implementation of an educational program: a before-after trial.

Schuerer D.J.E., Zack J.E., Thomas J., Borecki I.B., Sona C.S., Schallom M.E., Venker M., Nemeth J.L., Ward M.R., Verjan L., Warren D.K., Fraser V.J., Mazuski J.E., Boyle W.A., Buchman T.G., Coopersmith C.M. (2007) Effect of chlorhexidine/silver sulfadiazine-impregnated central venous catheters in an intensive care unit with a low blood stream infection rate after implementation of an educational program: a before-after trial. Surgical infections, 8(4):445-54.

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A new safety event reporting system improves physician reporting in the surgical intensive care unit.

Schuerer D.J.E., Nast P.A., Harris C.B., Krauss M.J., Jones R.M., Boyle W.A., Buchman T.G., Coopersmith C.M., Dunagan W.C., Fraser V.J. (2006) A new safety event reporting system improves physician reporting in the surgical intensive care unit. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 202(6):881-7.

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Decreased vasopressin responsiveness in vasodilatory septic shock-like conditions.

Leone M., Boyle W.A. (2006) Decreased vasopressin responsiveness in vasodilatory septic shock-like conditions. Critical care medicine, 34(4):1126-30.

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Efficacy and safety of an insulin infusion protocol in a surgical ICU.

Taylor B.E., Schallom M.E., Sona C.S., Buchman T.G., Boyle W.A., Mazuski J.E., Schuerer D.E., Thomas J.M., Kaiser C., Huey W.Y., Ward M.R., Zack J.E., Coopersmith C.M. (2006) Efficacy and safety of an insulin infusion protocol in a surgical ICU. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 202(1):1-9.

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Marked synergism between vasopressin and angiotensin II in a human isolated artery.

Hidaka T., Tsuneyoshi I., Boyle III W.A., Onomoto M., Yonetani S., Hamasaki J., Katai R., Kanmura Y. (2005) Marked synergism between vasopressin and angiotensin II in a human isolated artery. Critical care medicine, 33(11):2613-20.

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Decreased circulating elastin peptide levels in humans with sepsis.

Faury G., Wynnychenko T.M., Cand F., Leone M., Jacob M.-P., Verdetti J., Boyle W.A. (2005) Decreased circulating elastin peptide levels in humans with sepsis. Pathologie-biologie, 53(7):443-7.

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Terlipressin: a new therapeutic for calcium-channel blockers overdose.

Leone M., Charvet A., Delmas A., Albanese J., Martin C., Boyle W.A. (2005) Terlipressin: a new therapeutic for calcium-channel blockers overdose. Journal of critical care, 20(1):114-5.

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The impact of bedside behavior on catheter-related bacteremia in the intensive care unit.

Coopersmith C.M., Zack J.E., Ward M.R., Sona C.S., Schallom M.E., Everett S.J., Huey W.Y., Garrison T.M., McDonald J., Buchman T.G., Boyle W.A., Fraser V.J., Polish L.B. (2004) The impact of bedside behavior on catheter-related bacteremia in the intensive care unit. Archives of surgery (Chicago, Ill. : 1960), 139(2):131-6.

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Treatment of hypophosphatemia using a protocol based on patient weight and serum phosphorus level in a surgical intensive care unit.

Taylor B.E., Huey W.Y., Buchman T.G., Boyle W.A., Coopersmith C.M. (2004) Treatment of hypophosphatemia using a protocol based on patient weight and serum phosphorus level in a surgical intensive care unit. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 198(2):198-204.

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Developmental adaptation of the mouse cardiovascular system to elastin haploinsufficiency.

Faury G., Pezet M., Knutsen R.H., Boyle W.A., Heximer S.P., McLean S.E., Minkes R.K., Blumer K.J., Kovacs A., Kelly D.P., Li D.Y., Starcher B., Mecham R.P. (2003) Developmental adaptation of the mouse cardiovascular system to elastin haploinsufficiency. The Journal of clinical investigation, 112(9):1419-28.

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Ca2+- and myosin phosphorylation-independent relaxation by halothane in K+-depolarized rat mesenteric arteries.

Tsuneyoshi I., Zhang D., Boyle III W.A. (2003) Ca2+- and myosin phosphorylation-independent relaxation by halothane in K+-depolarized rat mesenteric arteries. Anesthesiology, 99(3):656-65.

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Calcium-independent phospholipase A(2)-derived arachidonic acid is essential for endothelium-dependent relaxation by acetylcholine.

Seegers H.C., Gross R.W., Boyle W.A. (2002) Calcium-independent phospholipase A(2)-derived arachidonic acid is essential for endothelium-dependent relaxation by acetylcholine. The Journal of pharmacology and experimental therapeutics, 302(3):918-23.

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Dual alpha(2)-adrenergic agonist and alpha(1)-adrenergic antagonist actions of dexmedetomidine on human isolated endothelium-denuded gastroepiploic arteries.

Hamasaki J., Tsuneyoshi I., Katai R., Hidaka T., Boyle W.A., Kanmura Y. (2002) Dual alpha(2)-adrenergic agonist and alpha(1)-adrenergic antagonist actions of dexmedetomidine on human isolated endothelium-denuded gastroepiploic arteries. Anesthesia and analgesia, 94(6):1434-40, table of contents.

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Effect of an education program on decreasing catheter-related bloodstream infections in the surgical intensive care unit.

Coopersmith C.M., Rebmann T.L., Zack J.E., Ward M.R., Corcoran R.M., Schallom M.E., Sona C.S., Buchman T.G., Boyle W.A., Polish L.B., Fraser V.J. (2002) Effect of an education program on decreasing catheter-related bloodstream infections in the surgical intensive care unit. Critical care medicine, 30(1):59-64.

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A prospective, randomized study comparing percutaneous with surgical tracheostomy in critically ill patients.

Freeman B.D., Isabella K., Perren Cobb J., Boyle III W.A., Schmieg Jr R.E., Kolleff M.H., Lin N., Saak T., Thompson E.C., Buchman T.G. (2001) A prospective, randomized study comparing percutaneous with surgical tracheostomy in critically ill patients. Critical care medicine, 29(5):926-30.

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Hemodynamic and metabolic effects of low-dose vasopressin infusions in vasodilatory septic shock.

Tsuneyoshi I., Yamada H., Kakihana Y., Nakamura M., Nakano Y., Boyle W.A. (2001) Hemodynamic and metabolic effects of low-dose vasopressin infusions in vasodilatory septic shock. Critical care medicine, 29(3):487-93.

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Hyperbaric hyperoxia suppresses growth of Staphylococcus aureus, including methicillin-resistant strains.

Hyperbaric hyperoxia suppresses growth of Staphylococcus aureus, including methicillin-resistant strains. Journal of anesthesia, 15(1):29-32.

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iNOS gene expression modulates microvascular responsiveness in endotoxin-challenged mice.

Boyle 3rd. W.A., Parvathaneni L.S., Bourlier V., Sauter C., Laubach V.E., Cobb J.P. (2000) iNOS gene expression modulates microvascular responsiveness in endotoxin-challenged mice. Circulation research, 87(7):E18-24.

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Relation between outer and luminal diameter in cannulated arteries.

Faury G., Maher G.M., Li D.Y., Keating M.T., Mecham R.P., Boyle W.A. (1999) Relation between outer and luminal diameter in cannulated arteries. The American journal of physiology, 277(5 Pt 2):H1745-53.

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Novel arterial pathology in mice and humans hemizygous for elastin.

Li D.Y., Faury G., Taylor D.G., Davis E.C., Boyle W.A., Mecham R.P., Stenzel P., Boak B., Keating M.T. (1998) Novel arterial pathology in mice and humans hemizygous for elastin. The Journal of clinical investigation, 102(10):1783-7.

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Vascular actions of 'caged' phenylephrine analogs depend on the structure and site of attachment of the 2-nitrobenzyl group.

Boyle W.A., Muralidharan S., Maher G.M., Nerbonne J.M. (1997) Vascular actions of 'caged' phenylephrine analogs depend on the structure and site of attachment of the 2-nitrobenzyl group. Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology, 41(3):233-44.

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Is guanosine-5'-triphosphate involved in calcium-activation of contractile proteins in vascular smooth muscle?

Akata T., Boyle III W.A. (1997) Is guanosine-5'-triphosphate involved in calcium-activation of contractile proteins in vascular smooth muscle? Japanese journal of pharmacology, 75(1):1-12.

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Volatile anesthetic actions on contractile proteins in membrane-permeabilized small mesenteric arteries.

Akata T., Boyle III W.A. (1995) Volatile anesthetic actions on contractile proteins in membrane-permeabilized small mesenteric arteries. Anesthesiology, 82(3):700-12.

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Brachytherapy-related complications for medically inoperable stage I endometrial carcinoma.

Chao C.K.S. (1995) Brachytherapy-related complications for medically inoperable stage I endometrial carcinoma. International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics, 31(1):37-42.

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Endothelium-independent vasoconstricting and vasodilating actions of halothane on rat mesenteric resistance blood vessels.

Boyle III W.A., Maher G.M. (1995) Endothelium-independent vasoconstricting and vasodilating actions of halothane on rat mesenteric resistance blood vessels. Anesthesiology, 82(1):221-35.

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Effects of volatile anesthetics on acetylcholine-induced relaxation in the rabbit mesenteric resistance artery.

Akata T., Nakashima M., Kodama K., Boyle III W.A., Takahashi S. (1995) Effects of volatile anesthetics on acetylcholine-induced relaxation in the rabbit mesenteric resistance artery. Anesthesiology, 82(1):188-204.

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"Caged" phenylephrine: development and application to probe the mechanism of alpha-receptor-mediated vasoconstriction.

Muralidharan S., Maher G.M., Boyle W.A., Nerbonne J.M. (1993) "Caged" phenylephrine: development and application to probe the mechanism of alpha-receptor-mediated vasoconstriction. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 90(11):5199-203.

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Two functionally distinct 4-aminopyridine-sensitive outward K+ currents in rat atrial myocytes.

Boyle W.A., Nerbonne J.M. (1992) Two functionally distinct 4-aminopyridine-sensitive outward K+ currents in rat atrial myocytes. The Journal of general physiology, 100(6):1041-67.

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Cloning and expression of a rat cardiac delayed rectifier potassium channel.

Paulmichl M., Nasmith P., Hellmiss R., Reed K., Boyle W.A., Nerbonne J.M., Peralta E.G., Clapham D.E. (1991) Cloning and expression of a rat cardiac delayed rectifier potassium channel. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 88(17):7892-5.

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A novel type of depolarization-activated K+ current in isolated adult rat atrial myocytes.

Boyle W.A., Nerbonne J.M. (1991) A novel type of depolarization-activated K+ current in isolated adult rat atrial myocytes. The American journal of physiology, 260(4 Pt 2):H1236-47.

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Attenuation of vasopressin-mediated coronary constriction and myocardial depression in the hypoxic heart.

Boyle III W.A., Segel L.D. (1990) Attenuation of vasopressin-mediated coronary constriction and myocardial depression in the hypoxic heart. Circulation research, 66(3):710-21.

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Nail polish and oximetry.

White P.F., Boyle W.A. (1989) Nail polish and oximetry. Anesthesia and analgesia, 68(4):546-7.

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Benzodiazepine antagonism does not provoke a stress response.

White P.F., Shafer A., Boyle III W.A., Doze V.A., Duncan S. (1989) Benzodiazepine antagonism does not provoke a stress response. Anesthesiology, 70(4):636-9.

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Relationship between hemodynamic and electroencephalographic changes during general anesthesia.

White P.F., Boyle W.A. (1989) Relationship between hemodynamic and electroencephalographic changes during general anesthesia. Anesthesia and analgesia, 68(2):177-81.

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Perioperative care of the hemodynamically unstable geriatric patient.

Hanowell L.H., Boyle W.A. (1988) Perioperative care of the hemodynamically unstable geriatric patient. International anesthesiology clinics, 26(2):156-68.

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A comparison of two anesthetic techniques for the study of rat skeletal muscle high-energy phosphates in vivo using 31P-NMR.

Loy S.F., Boyle III W.A., Segel L.D. (1988) A comparison of two anesthetic techniques for the study of rat skeletal muscle high-energy phosphates in vivo using 31P-NMR. Biochimica et biophysica acta, 964(3):348-53.

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Prolonged perfusion of isolated working rabbit hearts with a perfluorochemical emulsion.

Segel L.D., Boyle III W.A. (1988) Prolonged perfusion of isolated working rabbit hearts with a perfluorochemical emulsion. Biomaterials, artificial cells, and artificial organs, 16(1-3):619-21.

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Prolonged support of working rabbit hearts using Fluosol-43 or erythrocyte media.

Segel L.D., Ensunsa J.L., Boyle III W.A. (1987) Prolonged support of working rabbit hearts using Fluosol-43 or erythrocyte media. The American journal of physiology, 252(2 Pt 2):H349-59.

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Direct cardiac effects of vasopressin and their reversal by a vascular antagonist.

Boyle III W.A., Segel L.D. (1986) Direct cardiac effects of vasopressin and their reversal by a vascular antagonist. The American journal of physiology, 251(4 Pt 2):H734-41.

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Selective remembering: anesthesia and memory.

Bennett H.L., Boyle W.A. (1986) Selective remembering: anesthesia and memory. Anesthesia and analgesia, 65(9):988-9.

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Small-volume resuscitation with hypertonic saline dextran solution.

Kramer G.C., Perron P.R., Lindsey D.C. (1986) Small-volume resuscitation with hypertonic saline dextran solution. Surgery, 100(2):239-47.

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